Chapter 1: Crime Fiction
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BLACK, GAVIN
Suddenly, at Singapore
Collins, London. 1961, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 192 pages (complete). A pleasing copy. The dustjacket is coolly assured. It does have wear, creasing, scuffing and marks. Otherwise, it is comfortable and secure. The boards have some corner knocks. They are healthy. The contents are most agreeable. They are very clean and clear, tight, certain, fresh. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: bwwk
USD 29.00 [Appr.: EURO 24 | £UK 21.25 | JP¥ 3010]

 
CAMPBELL, ALICE
They Hunted a Fox
The Crime Club, Collins. 1940, First Edition. Hardcover. 252 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The boards are very grubby with wear to all edges, corners and seams. They are however, benevolent and sure. Within, the early and later pages have some mild storage and handling wear and marking. The pages are by far, clean, clear, contented, competent, companionable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bwzu
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 74 | £UK 66 | JP¥ 9340]

 
CASPARY, VERA
Laura
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London. 1944, 1st reprint. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 171 pages (complete). A sure copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj (by Bip Pares - a most collected dustjacket artist) itself has wear, foxing, marks from storage and handling. It is sure and very secure. The book was published and printed according to wartime economic standards. The contents show evidence of age and the standard of production. The contents have foxing, mild handling wear. They are even yet clear, tidy, clean, comfortable and assured. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/Fair.
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Book number: 24iz
USD 46.00 [Appr.: EURO 38 | £UK 33.75 | JP¥ 4774]

 
CHANDLER, RAYMOND
Addio, Mia Amata
Olivetti. 1986. Hardcover. 201 pages (complete). In Italian throughout. A MUST HAVE for any Chandler collector. This is a special edition of the Italian translation of "Goodbye, My Lovely". It is wonderfully, atmospherically illustrated by the legendary film poster designer, Hans Hillmann. Coffee-tabled size. The cloth boards are tidy with scuffing and some light edge-wear. Within, the early pages have some very light blotches of foxing. However, the pages are thick, proud, creamy, clean, clear, most attractive. An excellent price too! Bello! fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: blvc
USD 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1349]

 
CHASE, JAMES HADLEY
Believed Violent
Robert Hale Limited, London. 1968, First Edition. (ISBN: 0709101570). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 191 pages (complete). A most contented copy. The dustjacket has scuffing, wear, rubbing, shelving marks. It is even yet, comfortable and secure. The boards are steady, healthy. The contents are most agreeable. They are tight, fresh, very clean and clear, companionable and unblemished. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Near Fine/Fair.
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Book number: chau
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.25 | £UK 36.75 | JP¥ 5189]
Keywords: 0709101570

 
CHASE, JAMES HADLEY
A Coffin from Hong Kong
Robert Hale Limited, London. 1962, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 186 pages (complete). A congenial copy. The dustjacket illustration by Biro. Price not snipped (12/6) but scored through for handwritten South African price (R1.30). The dj is scuffed, worn, creased and marked. It is comfortable and secure. The are placid and neat. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. The pages are tight, clean, clear, eager - as if barely read (if at all) throughout. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Near Fine/Fair.
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Book number: bvxy
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 47.75 | JP¥ 6746]

 
CHRISTIE, AGATHA
Murder Is Easy
Collins. 1939, First Edition. Hardcover. The boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked. The spine has discoloured and is torn along the bottom edge. The corners are knocked and frayed. Despite this, the boards remain strong and square. Internally, there is a previous owner's inscription on the front end page. There are no other markings or inscriptions. The pages within are sporadically foxed throughout, but remain neat, complete and legible. Tightly bound, and supplied with a facsimile dust jacket of a later edition. JK. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good.
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Book number: osbs
USD 220.00 [Appr.: EURO 181 | £UK 161 | JP¥ 22831]
Catalogue: Crime Fiction

 
DONOVAN, J B
Bill Speed on Hot Ice
Kingfisher Books, London. 1962, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 152 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The dustjacket is much worn, scuffed, marked all about. It is sure and secure. The boards are healthy with mild shelving wear to the edges. The contents are most gratifying. They are very clean, clear, certain, relaxed. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: cdlw
USD 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 | £UK 3 | JP¥ 415]

 
EBERHART, M G
Witness at Large
The Crime Club, Collins. 1967, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 192 pages (complete). A decent copy. The dustjacket does have wear, scuffing and marks. Yet, it is secure and comfortable. The boards are pleasing and healthy. Within, the contents are clean, clear, companionable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: bwwt
USD 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 | £UK 5.25 | JP¥ 726]

 
FRANCIS, DICK
Flying Finish
Michael Joseph, London. 1966, First Edition. (ISBN: 0718101480). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 218 pages (complete). Ex-library copy with consequent stamps, residue, marks, usage and wear. The dustjacket is marked, scuffed, creased and worn. It is comfortable and sure. The boards are tidy. They have light shelving wear. The contents have evidence of much contented use. They have some handling marks. The pages are relaxed, clear, clean, capable, competent, compelling. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fair/Poor.
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Book number: cdru
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8.25 | JP¥ 1142]
Keywords: 0718101480

 
GRAY, BERKELEY
Mr Ball of Fire
Collins, London. 1946, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 102 pages (complete). A decent enough copy. The dustjacket is torn, worn, scuffed and creased. It is secure. The boards are passive, with some light scuffing and wear. The contents are comfortable. They are clean, clear, congenial, comfortable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fair/Poor.
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Book number: byaa
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 | £UK 29.25 | JP¥ 4151]

 
HILL, KATHARINE
Dear Dead Mother-in-Law
E P Dutton & Co. Inc. New York. 1944, 2nd printing. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 224 pages (complete). A resolute copy of this now rarely encountered 'cosy-crime' from Katharine Hill. Second printing one month after first printing. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dustjacket is much worn, torn, marked from handling and storage. It is sure and secure. The boards are worn all about from shelving and storage. There are handling marks. They are also steady and comfortable. The contents are very gently aged. The final pages appear to have needed to be cut, and this was done with a lack of finesse. By far, the contents are fair, clean (there are very occasional handling marks), clear, convivial, genial, contented. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fair/Poor.
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Book number: 84nu
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 | £UK 22 | JP¥ 3113]

 
HORLER, SYDNEY
The Mocking Face of Murder
Robert Hale. First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Undated, c1952.The dust jacket is in very poor condition. The back of the jacket is missing, along with about half of the spine. What remains of the jacket is very rubbed, worn and creased, and is secured to the book with cellophane. The boards are the slightest touch edge worn but remain strong and square. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound. JK. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/Poor.
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Book number: osci
USD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 164.5 | £UK 146.25 | JP¥ 20755]
Catalogue: Crime Fiction

 
JEFFRIES, RODERIC
Evidence of the Accused
Collins Crime Club. 1961, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 192 pages (complete). A comfortable copy of this ingenious, even if shocking (or thrilling) in its amorality, crime thriller. The dustjacket is much worn, creased, marked and scuffed. It is yet, secure and sure. The boards are simple, healthy. The contents have evidence of happy use throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clear, comfortable, companionable, agreeable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/Poor.
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Book number: ccwj
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 74 | £UK 66 | JP¥ 9340]

 
LOVESEY, PETER
On the Edge
Century. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 0712625933). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 204 pages (complete). An comfortable copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj is tidy, smart. It has some light tape residue marks. It is secure and sure. The boards are assured. They have some light residue marks. They are steady and sure. The contents are healthy. The pages are a little tanned from paper quality but are otherwise pleasingly clean, clear, tidy, neat, contented, keen. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 32iv
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 | £UK 3.75 | JP¥ 519]
Keywords: 0712625933

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